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Spit in the ocean


Useless action. Small, inconsequential amount. The phrase demonstrates that the amount of water in your spit is so infinitesimal compared to the amount of water in the ocean.

“I thank you for your help but your few dollars to help me with my medical bills isn’t even a spit in the ocean compared to what I owe.”


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